Community Development Project Profiles
See how the MEDC and communities have come together to increase private investment, create jobs and make lasting impacts in neighborhoods across the state through these project profiles.
The city and DDA transformed a vacant, publicly owned space downtown into the Escanaba Market Place through construction of a pavilion-style structure.
Casamira Detroit LLC was awarded $1 million performance-based grant to historically renovate the four-story building known as Casamira Apartments, in New Center Detroit.
The project revitalized the Capitol Theatre, located in the heart of downtown Flint, to its former historic glory. The restored property contains a 1,800-seat community theater.
The project renovated the former Sperry department store building into a 12-screen theater complex, restaurant/lounge, offices, and a business incubator.
Vacant since 2003, Hallmark Ventures LLC demolished an obsolete fitness center and constructed a new mixed-use Hampton Inn on Michigan Avenue in the city of Dearborn.
M1 Concourse LLC has redeveloped the vacant GM Pontiac validation center in downtown Pontiac into the largest car condominium in the world.
207 East Baltimore LLC was awarded a $225,000 performance-based grant to convert a vacant warehouse building into a residential live/work building with 12 loft-style units in Detroit.
Gemini Capital Management LLC transformed the functionally obsolete second floor of the 210 East Superior Street building into market-rate residential apartments.
The focus for the rehabilitation project was the sixth and seventh floors which were deemed functionally obsolete and created 20 new market-rate apartments.
This project involved the demolition of a former strip-mall and was transformed to include six new buildings, including retail, office and residential space.
This project includes the redevelopment of approximately 3.3 acres on the west side of Grand Rapids by demolishing six existing buildings to construct three new buildings.
The eight-story building was converted into 42 market-rate residential units and 5,000 square feet space for a future first floor commercial tenant.